As with all good love stories, John has a fascination for maths and is captivated by everything it does. In this presentation he’ll share his passion with you, beginning with the way he was drawn into the world of mathematics. He will then discuss the intriguing lives of two of his favourite contemporary mathematicians and offer some intriguing examples of how maths can be applied to some very practical problems. And the happy ever after ending? …. A puzzle to solve of course!